Film Review: The Bone Collector

Posted on by 5WC in Film

I was captivated the first time I ever saw The Bone Collector. So much so, that I actually spent time looking, hoping, it was possible to get hold of a copy of the book used. Not the novel on which the film is based, but rather the book that appears on screen. Sadly though, the book is just a prop, but that didn’t lessen the impact of the film. In fact, I’d go as far to as say that The Bone Collector was the first film that truly grabbed me.

I really do rank it as one of my all time favourite films, I just have a love of psychological thrillers, those dark sinister tales that aren’t true horrors, with in your face blood and violence, but rather simmer away, niggling inside your mind, playing on basic fears. The power of scaring through the unknown, through panic anxiety and suspense. Read more